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Real/full name:
Adam Michał Darski
46 (born Jun 10th, 1977)
Place of birth:
Poland (Gdynia, Pomerania)


Darski was born in Gdynia, Poland, raised Catholic, and started playing guitars at the age of 8. He goes by the stage name Nergal (naming himself after a Babylonian deity of the underworld), and he is the founder, lyricist, main composer, frontman, and manager of Behemoth, which he started when he was still a teenager. He also plays lead, rhythm, and acoustic guitars.


Nergal has completed six years of history, including one year of Latin at University of Gdańsk, and is qualified to be a museum curator.

In 2009, ESP guitars released the first Nergal signature guitar. It is a 7-string guitar with a V-style body, which is called the "Hex-7".

Nergal was diagnosed with leukemia in August 2010. He spent months in treatment, underwent a bone marrow transplant, and ...


Vocals (lead), Guitars (1991-present), Bass (1991-1995)

1992 Endless Damnation (Demo) Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Lyrics (as "Holocausto")
1993 Thy Winter Kingdom (Demo) Vocals, Guitars, Lyrics
1993 The Return of the Northern Moon (Demo) Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Songwriting, Lyrics
1994 ...from the Pagan Vastlands (Demo) Bass, Vocals (lead), Lyrics (tracks 1, 4, 5), Guitars (rhythm, acoustic), Songwriting (tracks 1-6)
1995 Sventevith (Storming Near the Baltic) Songwriting (tracks 1-4, 6-8, 10), Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 1, 2, 6-10), Bass, Vocals
1995 And the Forests Dream Eternally (EP) Guitars, Vocals, Songwriting, Bass, Lyrics, Drums (track 5)
1996 Grom Songwriting, Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 2, 3, 5, 7, 8), Guitars
1997 And the Forest Dream Eternally / Forbidden Spaces (Split) Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Drums (track 5)
1997 Bewitching the Pomerania (EP) Songwriting, Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 1, 3), Guitars
1998 Pandemonic Incantations Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Songwriting, Lyrics
1999 Satanica Vocals, Lyrics (track 6), Keyboards, Guitars (lead, rhythm), Songwriting, Bass
2000 Antichristian Phenomenon (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2000 Live Εσχατον: The Art of Rebellion (Video) Guitars, Vocals
2000 Thelema.6 Vocals, Lyrics (track 1-3, 5, 6, 9, 11), Guitars (lead, rhythm, acoustic), Songwriting (tracks 1-11)
2002 Zos Kia Cultus (Here and Beyond) Lyrics (tracks 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 12), Guitars (lead, rhythm, acoustic), Songwriting (tracks 1-12), Vocals
2003 Conjuration (EP) Guitars, Guitars (acoustic), Vocals
2004 Crush.Fukk.Create: Requiem for Generation Armageddon (Video) Guitars, Vocals
2004 Demigod Songwriting (tracks 1-10), Conductor (choirs) (tracks 1, 10), Guitars (lead), Lyrics (tracks 1-3, 5, 8, 10), Guitars (acoustic) (track 4), Vocals (lead)
2005 Slaves Shall Serve (EP) Guitars, Vocals
2006 Demonica (Compilation) Vocals, Guitars, Bass (tracks 1-10) (disc 1)
2007 The Apostasy Lyrics, Songwriting, Vocals, Guitars (lead, rhythm, acoustic)
2008 At the Arena ov Aion - Live Apostasy (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2008 Ezkaton (EP) Guitars, Vocals
2009 Evangelion Lyrics (tracks 1-3, 5-8), Guitars, Songwriting, Vocals
2010 Evangelia Heretika (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2013 Blow Your Trumpets Gabriel (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2014 The Satanist Lyrics, Guitars, Songwriting, Vocals
2014 Live Barbarossa (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2014 Xiądz (EP) Guitars, Vocals
2014 Xiądz / Blow Your Trumpets Gabriel (Compilation) Bass, Guitars, Vocals
2015 ...from the Pagan Vastlands (Demo) Guitars, Vocals, Keyboards, Bass
2015 Thy Winter Kingdom / ...from the Pagan Vastlands (Compilation) Keyboards, Bass, Guitars, Vocals
2015 Live at the BBC (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
2018 Messe noire (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2018 God=Dog (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2018 I Loved You at Your Darkest - The Demos (Demo) Guitars, Vocals
2018 I Loved You at Your Darkest Vocals, Lyrics, Guitars, Songwriting
2019 O Pentagram Ignis (EP) Guitars, Vocals
2020 Live from Maida Vale (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2020 Live in Manchester (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2020 A Forest (EP) Guitars, Vocals
2021 In Absentia Dei (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2022 Ov My Herculean Exile (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2022 Opvs Contra Natvram Vocals (lead), Guitars, Songwriting, Lyrics
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Me and That Man

Guitars, Vocals (2016-present)


Bass (1996-1997)

1998 Coronation (EP) Bass
2003 Resurrection of Azarath (Compilation) Bass (tracks 8-10)


Everything (1994-?)

2013 United in Dark Slavic Blood (Split) Everything

Voodoo Gods

Vocals (2006-2014)

2008 Shrunken Head (EP) Vocals


As Howlin' De Ville:
Vocals, Guitars (1999-?)

2000 Million Hells (Demo) Vocals, Guitars


2003 Orgasmusica Vocals (track 6)

Ex Deo

2009 Romulus Vocals (track 2)


2008 Teoria konspiracji Vocals (track 8)


2000 Terrorbeer (EP) Vocals (screams) (track 3)
2002 Terrorbeer (Demo) Vocals (screams) (track 3)


1998 Psycho Café Vocals (backing) (tracks 1, 2, 10)


1996 Hell-Born (EP) Vocals (additional) (track 1)
2001 Hellblast Vocals (additional) (track 7)
2021 Natas Liah Vocals (track 9)


1995 Crying Crowns of Trees (Demo) Bass, Vocals (additional)
1995 Echo (Compilation) Bass, Vocals


2022 Akumu (悪夢) (Single) Vocals (additional)
2022 Rashomon (羅生門) Vocals (additional) (track 6)


1994 Nocturnal Landscape (Demo) Drums

Mess Age

2002 Self-Convicted Vocals (track 9)


As Adam "Nergal" Darski:

2011 Heritage of Satan Vocals (additional) (tracks 2, 9)

Rotting Christ

2018 The Call (EP) Vocals (track 2)

The Amenta

2008 n0n Vocals (track 5)


2002 Revelations Vocals (backing) (track 4)


1992 Endless Damnation (Demo) Layout
1995 And the Forests Dream Eternally (EP) Engineering (track 5)
1996 Grom Layout
1997 Bewitching the Pomerania (EP) Cover art, Mixing (as "Divolosum")
1998 Pandemonic Incantations Design concept, Producer, Artwork
1999 Satanica Producer, Mixing, Art direction
2000 Antichristian Phenomenon (Single) Producer, Engineering (on track 7)
2000 Thelema.6 Mixing, Art direction, Producer
2002 Zos Kia Cultus (Here and Beyond) Cover art concept, Producer, Mixing
2004 Crush.Fukk.Create: Requiem for Generation Armageddon (Video) Co-producer
2004 Demigod Cover art (concept), Mask (design), Producer
2005 Slaves Shall Serve (EP) Producer
2006 Demonica (Compilation) Liner notes, Producer, Art direction, Design
2007 The Apostasy Cover art concept
2008 At the Arena ov Aion - Live Apostasy (Live album) Cover art concept, Artwork, Producer, Art direction
2008 Ezkaton (EP) Cover art concept
2009 Evangelion Producer, Cover art concept
2010 Evangelia Heretika (Live album) Art direction
2015 Thy Winter Kingdom / ...from the Pagan Vastlands (Compilation) Lyrics
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